Special Fees Groups Leave Half a Million Dollars Unspent
Despite collectively requesting 2.5 million in special fees for the coming year, $580,000 approved by the student body for student organizations went unspent
Will the Daily lose Special Fees over "The List"
Like many campus observers, I found the Daily’s coverage of the Athlete List to be rather sensational and devoid of substance (no, I refuse
Preliminary ASSU Petition Results Released
The ASSU Elections Commission has released “raw counts of signatures that appear to be valid…” in an email from Elections Commissioner Stephen Trusheim. These preliminary
Some Special Fee petitions going slowly; will the deadline be extended?
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When is it morally right to ask other students to pay for something you can afford?
Model UN’s Special Fee petition is up, and they’re requesting $10,500 for airfare, $4,900 for hotels, and $800 for car rentals.
Special Fees Refunds: Free Lunches and Privacy
There’s been a lot of talk on Fiat Lux about Special Fees policies recently; my friend and colleague Quinn Slack, a former ASSU elections
How do YOU decide whether a group deserves Special Fees?
Groups have now begun asking students to sign their Special Fee petitions. When you’re asked to sign a group’s petition, what criteria do
Early Special Fee petitions ask for large increases over last year
The first few Special Fee petitions are up, and they’re requesting huge increases over their requests from last year, which were smaller than normal
Student activities funding policy also contributes to having "too darn many student groups"
Robin Thomas, in his Daily column “Too Darn Many Student Groups,” writes: [W]henever we see a problem in the world or here at home,
Retroactive Special Fees Rulings?
This year, six VSOs failed to receive special fees funding not because they did not receive 50 percent approval (although some came close), but rather
Petitions are Closed, So Here’s the Ballot:
Well, the petition results have appeared. Not everything has been validated yet, but assuming that there haven’t been too many false petitions, here’s
A Proposal on Special Fees
Last week, I wrote about what I see as the crisis around Special Fees. Autumn Carter responded and a lively dialogue ensued. The purpose of